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School climate strikes: why adults no longer have the right to object to their children taking radical action Rupert Read, University of East Anglia A worldwide wave of school climate strikes, begun by the remarkable Greta Thunberg, has reached the UK. Some critics...read more
Since time immemorial, and all in the MENA region know that growth or rather the lack of it for centuries, has brought only dire consequences. Why has growth been the panacea to any development never questioned? Richard Heinberg, author and...read more
The following article as written by Gulcin Ozkan, Professor of Economics, University of York and Richard McManus, Senior Lecturer in Economics, Canterbury Christ Church University could in the context of the MENA region, be more inspirational than educational. It must...read more
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Bas Burger, CEO of BT’s Global Services division, takes a look and elaborates in this article dated February 1st, 2019 as an answer to everyone's question that's Is digital intelligence the key to the Fourth Industrial Revolution? The future is digital. The Fourth...read more
pv magazine’s The weekend read article dated February 2, 2019 elaborates on the potential of solar PVs in the MENA. The region’s climate, developing economies and demographic growth are driving increased electricity demand in the Middle East and North Africa. However,...read more
Write them a cheque. If citizens think they’ll personally and financially benefit from a carbon tax, maybe politicians would take action. Thomas Hafeneth/Unsplash Abhishek Kar, University of British Columbia and Hisham Zerriffi, University of British Columbia Climate...read more
Environment and health at increasing risk from growing weight of ‘e-waste’ Source: ITU The Global E-wasteMonitor 2017. 24 January 2019 Climate Change Around 50 million tonnes of electronic waste, or e-waste, is being thrown away each year, according to a new joint...read more
One of the ongoing arguments that the forces opposed to dealing with climate change make is that transitioning the grid to renewables will be economically devastating. A nuance that’s emerging is that a mixed grid with lots of fossil fuels is economically...read more
Art has the power to change the world, says this renowned Iranian muralist Mehdi Ghadyanloo's mural on display at this year's World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Image: Mehdi Ghadyanloo 22 Jan 2019 This article is part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Mehdi...read more